Warren Beatty is an ‘Academy’ award-winning American actor and filmmaker. He is best known for producing, directing, and starring in the epic drama film ‘Reds.’ He has 14 ‘Academy Award’ nominations under his belt. Warren is the only person to have been twice nominated for acting, directing, writing, and producing; first for ‘Heaven Can Wait’ and again for ‘Reds.’ Born into a family of educators, he grew up to become one of the most respected personalities in Hollywood. Talented and charming from a young age, he was encouraged to try his hand at acting by his sister, a Hollywood actress. After studying under the famed acting teacher Stella Adler, he embarked on his professional career. Even though his Broadway debut turned out to be a flop, the young actor got noticed for his acting skills and was subsequently offered film roles. His film debut as a disturbed teenager in the sexually charged ‘Splendor in the Grass’ was well received and laid the foundation for his successful Hollywood career. After establishing himself as an actor, he tried his hand at direction and production as well. He has been decorated with several honors in recognition of his contribution to the film industry.